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Regional Commodity Manager, NA (Duluth_Hybrid)

Date: Jun 2, 2022

Location: Duluth, GA, US

Company: AGCO

Regional Commodity Manager

Who we are looking for: 


At AGCO, we believe that when our employees succeed, our business succeeds. It’s a people philosophy that we believe and invest in.  We make sure all of our employees – in every function, every geography and at every level – have the tools they need to be successful and take charge of their career. Because when our people grow, our business grows. Every day. Every way. 


AGCO Corp has an exciting opportunity for a high-impact Regional Commodity Manager to join its Purchasing team in Duluth, GA (Hybrid). Only 30 minutes outside of Atlanta, Duluth is home to AGCO headquarters. The location allows easy access to the big city lifestyle that Atlanta provides. The headquarters have grown to now include over 500 employees. In this position, you will drive the highest level of service and quality to our dealership network. 

The Commodity Manager will develop and execute long-term supply strategy deployment on current and future supplier relationships. Strong Cross-Functional Thinking, Project Management and Communication Skills are the other key attributes required by this role.


What you will do: 


  • Negotiate the best-in-class price, payment terms, quality levels, and delivery terms for purchased products in compliance with corporate objectives
  • Coordinate and support on-site supplier assessment/certification audits and continuous improvement activities that drive down total cost and increase total supplier quality
  • Identify new and alternate sources of supply as necessary to support new product development, cost reduction requirements, and supplier performance issues
  • Evaluate medium to long-term supplier capabilities in an effort to optimize the commodity supply base in support of supplier reduction goals and objectives
  • Maintain a solid working knowledge of essential commodity trends including: industry trends, cost drivers, global pricing, material lead times, and technical/manufacturing processes


 What you will bring: 


  • Bachelor’s degree required in Business Administration, Supply Chain Management, Logistics, Industrial Engineering, or related field
  • 4-5+ years of purchasing or sourcing experience, working with suppliers in low-cost countries, and equipment OEM or Tier 1 supplier to equipment OEM.
  • CPSM, CPM , or other purchasing related certification
  • Experience utilizing the Microsoft Office suite, specifically intermediate or higher knowledge of Excel


 A plus if you have: 


  • Master’s degree is preferred in Business Administration, Supply Chain Management, Logistics, Industrial Engineering
  • 2+ years of experience purchasing Hydraulic, Fluid Conveyance, or Bearing Commodities.
  • CPSM, CPM , or other purchasing related certification


What we offer: 


Experience our global diversity and enterprising spirit while helping us create innovative technologies and a positive impact that helps feed the world’s nearly 8 billion people. From the day you decide to join AGCO, we want to engage and excite you and we’re clear on where we want to go as a business and we trust you to help us there. Whether you want to learn a new skill or you aspire to do something different, we can help you develop the skills you need to take your career - and our business - to the next level.  


We also invite you to “Make the Most of YOU” - Benefits include: health care and wellness plans, flexible and virtual work options (where available), 401(k) Savings Plan with company match, paid holidays and paid time off, flexible spending accounts, reimbursement for continuing education, company philanthropic programs, company perks programs, and much more… 


Please note that this job posting is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of all required activities, duties, responsibilities or benefits and may change at any time with or without notice.  


AGCO is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.  

We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing. 


AGCO is a global leader in the design, manufacture and distribution of agricultural engineering with a portfolio of exciting international brands which deliver solutions to farmers in 140 countries through a full line offer from tractors and combine harvesters to protein production systems and smart farming software solutions – to an environment where the future is happening now. Join us as we bring agriculture into the future. 

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